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Chiharu Kubo
President, Kyushu University 
Dr. Kubo has served as President of Kyushu University since October 2014. His academic qualifications include M.D. and Ph.D. from Kyushu University. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as Director of Kyushu University Hospital (2008-2014) and Professor / Head of Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kyusyu University (1993-2008). His research interests include psychosomatic medicine (psycho-neuro-endocrino-immunology) and allergology. Dr. Kubo was awarded Ishikawa Award from Japanese Society of Psychosomatic Medicine in 1993 and also JMI Award from Japanese Society of Autogenic Training in 2007. He was the President of International College of Psychosomatic Medicine from 2011 to 2013.

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